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Drupal personalization
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The solid foundations provided by Drupal can be taken to the next level with personalization and customization.
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Privacy and Device Fingerprinting
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While reading DevOps news to keep Morpht in-line with the current best practices, I stumbled upon a paper called "FPDetective: Dusting the Web for Fingerprinters", covering a study performed by KU Leuven researches in Belgium. The team put together a web crawler called FPDetective and has crawled the million most popular websites of the Internet, detecting fingerprinting.
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Marji will be presenting his server monitoring talk at the upcoming DrupalCon Prage conference in September. If you are a Drupal developer or sys admin who has ever needed to tune or troubleshoot a server running Drupal you need to check out this talk. Marji will cover the basics of why you need to monitor servers and will address the following areas.
One weird old tip to lose node weight
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A lightning talk, presented by Murray Woodman, which examines the entity load times for different objects including nodes, users, field collections and users. Comparisons are made between different caching strategies, including entitycache, as well as the weight added by fields and hooks. Just how heavy are nodes anyway?
Information architecture for site builders
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Information architecture for site builders video presentation presented at DrupalCon Sydney 2013. Find out about the horizontal aspects of Drupal, modelling multi typed objects, relationships and tips for building faceted classification.
DrupalCon coming to Sydney
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Exciting news for Drupal fans. DrupalCon will be landing in Sydney on 6th-9th February 2013.
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Morpht Provision is an online application which allows Drupal developers to easily deploy servers to the cloud in a number of configurations including LAMP, LEMP, Solr and MySQL. The site acts as a front end to Puppet configurations, allowing configurations to be easily rolled out to servers in the cloud.
CDN delivery
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The time it takes for a page to be delivered to a user is very important. The shorter the better. Sites which suffer long download times will typically have higher bounce rates and lower conversions than sites which are faster. Google has recognised the importance of a snappy site by rewarding faster sites with better search results rankings.

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